South Sacramento Valley Prune Day March 1, Yuba City

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Past Event:

Co-sponsored by Univ. of Calif. and Sutter and Yuba County Ag Commissioner's Offices. Veterans Memorial Community Building. 1425 Veterans Circle Dr.. Yuba City

1.5 hours CA DPR CE credits approved (0.5 hour of Laws and Regs, 1.0 hour of" other '')

CCA CE hours requested

Refreshments courtesy of Helena Chemical Company.

8 a.m. Sign-in and refreshments

8:15 Managing a prune crop

Franz Niederholzer, UC Farm Advisor, Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Counties

8:45 Grower update on permit conditions

Jan Kendal, Sutter Co. Ag Commissioners Office

Todd Quist, Yuba Co. Ag Commissioners Office

9:15 Long range research project review: Genetics, breeding, and rootstocks

Carolyn DeBuse, UC Farm Advisor, Solano/Yolo Counties

9:45 Protecting glyphosate

Franz Niederholzer, UC Farm Advisor, Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Counties

10:15 Break

10:30 Prune disease management

Jim Adaskaveg, Professor, UCCE Riverside

11:00  Prune Nutrition Review

Franz Niederholzer, UCFarm Advisor, Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Counties

11:30 International Prune Marketing Situation

Donn Zea, Executive Director, California Dried Plum Board

Noon Adjourn

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